Maria B. Hernandez, 101, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007.
She was born Sept. 25, 1906 in San Marcos to Andres Sr. and Cleotilde Perez Benavides. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and of the Senior Citizens in Robstown. She was a resident of Robstown.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jose Hernandez; her grandsons, Ruben Ibarra Jr. and Roberto Ibarra; her sisters, Antonia Isaac, Aurora Mireles, Amalia Castillo, Anita Ybarra, Angelita Benavidez, Amanda Garcia and Adelita Garza; and her brothers, Andres Benavidez Jr. and Adan Benavidez Sr.
Survivors are her son, Gilbert (Elida) Hernandez of Robstown; two daughters, Julia (Alfred) Koenig and Isabel (the late Ruben) Ibarra, both of Robstown; three brothers, Adolfo Benavides, Abel Benavides and Ramon Benavides, all of Robstown; two sisters, Alicia Bosquez and Delia Escobar, both of Robstown; 11 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Burial followed in Robstown Cemetery.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, Alfred Koenig Jr., Joe Koenig Sr., Jimmy Koenig Sr., Richard Koenig, Freddy Koenig III, Christopher Koenig, Joe Koenig and Adrian Solis.
Ramon Funeral Home Inc.